Betina Dowdell joined Goldman Sachs in 2017 in the Private Wealth Management area of the Investment Management Division, where she is a Private Wealth Advisor based in New York. Prior to Goldman Sachs, Betina provided structured lending solutions to Financial Institutions and non-profits at Citigroup and served as a Senior Relationship Executive at BNY Mellon covering Institutional Clients. Betina received her MBA from Columbia Business School with a dual-concentration in Finance & Economics and Entrepreneurial Studies. She obtained a Masters in Social Work from New York University and spent 3 years providing psychotherapy to individuals and families from 5 years to end of life. She also holds a BS in Commerce from the University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce. In addition to being a founding board member of The Female Collaborative, Betina is a steering committee member of EmpowHer the Women’s Board of The Apollo Theater Foundation in New York, she serves on the United Negro College Fund NY Leadership Council and is an active member of the UVA Club of New York. Betina enjoys community service and most recently volunteered at the Institute for Family Health in Harlem leading a weekly social skills group for grade schoolers. She currently resides in Harlem with her daughter Sydney.